SOURCE: Polaris International Holdings, Inc.

December 03, 2007 09:15 ET

Polaris International Holdings Enters WiMax and IPTV Industries

TOKYO and LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - December 3, 2007) - Polaris International Holdings, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: PIHN) (the Company) announced today that Polaris Technology, Inc. has entered into a consulting agreement with Mr. Naoki Ido under which Mr. Ido will establish a new subsidiary of Polaris Technology that will focus on designing, manufacturing and selling products related to WiMax and IPTV (Internet Protocol Television).

Naoki Ido was President of Extreme Networks K.K. in Tokyo, where in 2001 he was responsible for taking the business from $6M to $160M, a milestone that has never been surpassed for Extreme Networks in a single country outside of the U.S. His previous roles in engineering have earned him a highly respected position in the IT markets in Japan. Some of his highlights include having worked with Nippon Telegraph & Telephone to develop the first Metro-Ethernet broadband backbone in Japan.

IPTV, the delivery of television programming by way of the internet, is one of the fastest growing of the information technology sectors. According to Multimedia Research Group, Inc., the number of IPTV subscribers will grow from 14.3 million in 2007 to 63.6 million in 2011, a compound annual growth rate of 45 percent. In Asia, growth has been especially high in China, Japan, and Hong Kong, primary areas of the Company's focus.

Polaris Technology, Inc. has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by the Company. The agreement between Polaris Technology and Naoki Ido, currently a member of the Company's Board of Advisors, stipulates that the new company will become a wholly owned subsidiary of Polaris Technology and that Mr. Ido will assume the title of President of the as yet unnamed subsidiary.

According to Kuni Misawa, Polaris International Holdings, Inc. CEO, "I am delighted that Mr. Ido has agreed to lead Polaris in creating a market presence in this exciting new technology. We are convinced that IPTV and WiMax represent lucrative new horizons with projected growth rates that represent fertile soil for rapid growth and consolidation. With his successful background, Mr. Ido is the perfect person to support our vision for the future in this area."

About Polaris International Holdings, Inc.

Polaris International Holdings, Inc., a Delaware corporation with offices in Huntington Beach and Los Angeles, California and Tokyo, Japan, is a holding company of IT services and technology companies located in Japan. The Company plans to expand from its current territory of Japan to include the other rapidly growing Asian markets.

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